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Artem Zolotarev


SportSpeed Skating
Born02 Apr 1997 in  St. Petersburg
FamilyWife Ksenya
ResidenceSt. Petersburg, RUS
LanguagesEnglish, Russian
Higher educationCoaching, Teaching - Lesgaft National State University of Physical Education, Sport and Health: St. Petersburg, RUS
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.36 06 Dec 2019 Nur-Sultan  
    1000m 1:10.63 27 Dec 2017 Kolomna  
    1500m 1:52.58 24 Dec 2020 Kolomna  
    5000m 7:45.55 21 Mar 2019 Chelyabinsk  
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamSt. Petersburg College of Olympic Reserve No.2 [RUS] / Tula Regional Complex Sports School of Olympic Reserve [RUS]:  
Reason for choosing this sport"Coaches from a sports school were recruiting teams from different schools. At the time, I had just moved to St. Petersburg. When I went to my first training session, I had no idea about what speed skating was."  
Name of coachDmitry Dorofeyev [national], RUS; Yevgeny Lalenkov [personal], RUS; Konstantin Nikulin [personal], RUS  
When and where did you begin this sport?He took up the sport in 2007 in St. Petersburg, Russian Federation.  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerCoach Yevgeny Lalenkov. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Awards and honoursHe holds the title of Master of Sport in the Russian Federation. (, 29 May 2020; Athlete, 25 Nov 2019)  
InjuriesIn August 2014 he sustained a knee injury that caused him to miss the 2014/15 season. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
HobbiesPhotography, making video montages. (Instagram profile, 07 Nov 2020; Athlete, 25 Nov 2019)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning gold in the neo-senior 500m at the 2017 Junior World Cup event in Collalbo, Italy. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2019)  
Other informationFURTHER EDUCATION
He has studied for a master's degree in management at St. Petersburg State University of Industrial Technologies and Design in the Russian Federation. (Athlete, 25 Nov 2019)
Famous relativesHis wife Ksenya Zolotareva [nee Gagarina] has competed in speed skating. She finished 11th in the mass start at the 2020 National Championships in Kolomna, Russian Federation. (Ksenya Zolotareva Instagram profile, 23 Nov 2020;, 31 Oct 2020)  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2019/2020 World Cup 500m36